Mobility and transport


4th European Road Safety Day

Nicosia, 25 July 2012

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 from 8:30 to 18:00

4th European Road Safety Day
"Active Involvement of Youth in Road Safety"

Nicosia Conference Centre

The conference is being organized by the European Commission, the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the European Union (Ministry of Communications and Works) and the Cyprus Youth Organisation for Road Safety, REACTION.

Representatives of youth groups and road safety officials from all EU countries and neighbouring regions will participate. Organisations and personalities with an active role in road safety for young people are also invited.

The aims of the conference are to:

  • increase young people's awareness of road‑safety issues
  • give participants the opportunity to exchange views and propose practical steps – at national and regional level – to make young people safer on the road
  • promote EU road‑safety policies for young people
  • share best practices with the EU's neighbouring regions.


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Key information
Speaker Organisation Theme
Titos Christofides Undersecretary to the President of the Republic of Cyprus President Christofias speech
Szabolcs SCHMIDT Head of Road Safety Unit - European Commission EU Road Safety Policy: Political orientations on Road Safety 2011 – 2020
Antonio AVENOSO Executive Director, European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) Findings of the PIN project with respect to Youth
Floor LIESHOUT Director, YOURS (Youth for Road Safety) The active involvement of Youth in the efforts for Road Safety
Joël VALMAIN Technical Advisor Europe-International, Interministerial Delegation for Road Safety – France Creation of a road safety culture among the young people
Georgia PANAGIOTOU Associate Professor, University of Cyprus Findings and recommendations of the study
George MORFAKIS Head of Road Safety Unit, Republic of Cyprus Relevant actions taken in Cyprus
Marios STAVROU Chairman of the Cyprus Youth Organization  for Road Safety, REACTION Youth point on the findings and recommendations of the study and the actions taken in Cyprus
Gabriel SIMCIC Project Manager, FIA Brussels Presentation on eco-driving (ECOWILL project)
Press review

Cyprus Mail: Road deaths among the young 'alarming'

National contributions
Member State Pictures
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